The pagan temple of Garni of I century BC is one of the most ancient and unique attractions of Armenia,
Over many years, Garni temple was the official summer residence of the kings. Later, the temple remained safe despite the adoption of Christianity in Armenia in 301. As a result of a strong earthquake in 1679 the temple was almost completely destroyed, it was rebuilt in 1966-1976. At present, it is possible to see the remains of a fortress and royal palace with the Hellenistic mosaics, as well as the bath of III century.
The excursions to the pagan temple of Garni will long remain one of the brightest and unforgettable impressions during the whole trip.